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· October, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from October, 2007

Bangladesh: 1971 and War Criminals

Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on why it's high time the war criminals of 1971 were dealt with.

Bangladesh: General Moeen at Harvard

Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on General Moeen's “mysterious Harvard Seminar”.

Bangladesh: Changing Dhaka

a bengali in TO goes to Dhaka and observes some changes for the better.

Bangladesh: Bloggers mobilise against domestic violence

(Logo credit: Amnesty International) October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA, devoted to connecting battered women’s advocates across the nation to work together to end violence against women...

Bangladesh: Bloggers, the media and the army chief

The political arena of Bangladesh heated up after the Eid holidays. Bloggers cum citizen journalists had a role to play in this. J Rahman at Mukti has some background: Earlier...

Bangladesh: Corruption and General

E-Bangladesh on what seems to be a serious corruption charge against General Moeen U Ahmed, and the General's denial.

Bangladesh: National ID

Addafication on the National ID scheme in Bangladesh, which could out to be rather heavy on the pocket.

Bangladesh: Art, Brick Lane, female writers and Bangla E-Books

Enough with politics that usually dominate the posts in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. Let's start this week's round-up with some arts, movies and literature related pieces. Sid of Serious Golmal writes...

Bangladesh: Questions for the Army Chief

Bangladesh Army Chief, General Moeen Ahmed, is visiting the US and Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers poses a set of questions.

Bangladesh: No Exhibition

Unheard Voices on a rather murky matter of an exhibition of Bangladeshi artifacts that were to be shown in Paris.

Bangladesh: Dhaka Stock Exchange

Unheard Voices on the recent positive press the Dhaka Stock Exchange has been getting.

Bangladesh: On Corruption

Mukti on the all pervasive corruption and how it affects Bangladesh at all levels.

Bangladesh: Denying Genocide

Mash has a post on genocide denial. “Following up on her 2005 paper denying the extent of the 1971 genocide published in the Economic and Political Weekly, Sarmila Bose has...

Bangladesh: Bloggers protest internet user profiling

It all started when an exclusive report from E-Bangladesh exposed a memo of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) which instructed 72 Internet Service Providers (ISP) of Bangladesh to submit their...

Bangladesh: Traditional Media and Blogs

The 3rd World View on the state of traditional media in Bangladesh, and the role of blogs.

Catching Up with Rising Voices Outreach Projects

Since we last visited the Rising Voices outreach award winners, much progress has been made, including the introduction of the world's first weblog in the Andean indigenous language of Aymara....

Bangladesh: Geneva Camp in Dhaka

imperfect world 2007 on people living in Geneva Camp in Dhaka, people waiting to be repatriated to Pakistan after the creation of Bangaldesh in 1971.

Bangladesh: Bloggers demand release of detained cartoonist

Zafa Noor writes in E-Bangladesh: “It has been two weeks since Arifur Rahman’s cartoon “Naam” was published which prompted the Bangladesh police to take him to jail and lock him...

Bangladesh: Garment Workers and Livelihood

Unheard Voices on the threat to the livelihood of 2 million garment workers in Bangladesh, because of cancellation of the GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) by the US.

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